By 2025, there will be one billion people on the planet in some stage of menopause, that's a LOT of potential struggle and a good reason to GET LOUD.
That's why my guests today set up Windrose World Retreats (for women going through menopause) to help ease some of the load.
Jan Scott and Diana Phillips are two friends that joined forces through a love of yoga, travel and wellbeing.
In today's conversation we talk about:
The power of full immersion on transformation.
What happens on a menopause retreat.
WHEN vs WHAT.
What's the alternative to a 'blanket solution' for menopause.
Why healing through menopause is so multi faceted.
What a natural decrease in oxytocin actually GIVES us and how we can use it to our advantage.
Why personality and identity change is so much more rapid during menopause.
De-conditioning the 'menopause is miserable' narrative.
I think you'll feel super motivated and inspired after listening to this bright, sparkly...
Many people try and medicate menopause away with HRT and whilst, in many cases HRT really does help to get us back on track, there is a deeper message behind the menopause transition that often gets overlooked. In this episode I'm going to help you peel back some of the layers to enable you to gain a much deeper understanding of what menopause is trying to tell you, to enable you to emerge out the other side feeling reborn.
This is for anyone curious about taking a wider, more holistic view of menopause.
In this episode you will learn:
Mammograms & scans are important as we get older but despite having one every year, my guest, Kelli Jaecks, discovered she had breast cancer in 2019 resulting in a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery.
Needless to say, this is a powerful episode.
Kelli is a self-care strategist, published author, professional speaker, and coach. She works with organizations who want to optimize their team’s total wellness so they can have a more productive and engaged workforce. She also coaches groups and individuals to achieve their health and wellness goals.
We talk about:
Breast cancer can still appear even without lumps
Breast cancer risks are always multi factorial
It's not always caused by the HRT
Having a victor mentality over breast cancer (rather than victim)
Double Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction
The consequences of oestrogen blockers
The power of routine
Maintaining positivity and...